Be still before the LORD and wait patiently for him; do not fret when people succeed in their ways, when they carry out their wicked schemes. The LORD makes firm the steps of the one who delights in him; though he may stumble, he will not fall, for the LORD upholds him with his hand. The LORD makes firm the steps of the one who delights in him. According to some, the event took place in the year 1606; according to others, in 1607. These Scriptures may not be altered or modified in any form and must remain in their original context. Psalm 147:10 If we wholly trust an interest to God we can keep our hands off it, and He will guard it, I into God's own heart and mind My heart and mind deliver, What evil seems, a gain I find, E'en death is life for ever. Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. New International Version Update. Share The steps of a good man are ordered by the LORD: and he delighteth in his way. According to some, the event took place in the year 1606; according to others, in 1607. Paul Gerhardt was born in Graefenhainichen in Electoral Saxony, where his father, Christian Gerhardt, was Burgomaster. The steps of a good man — Hebrew, of man, namely, of the righteous, or blessed man, mentioned Psalm 37:21-22; are ordered by the Lord — Or, directed, or disposed, that is, so governed as to attain the end at which he aims; or strengthened, or established, so as he shall not stumble and fall into mischief. Psalm 37:23-25. April 24. Article Images Copyright © 2020 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. Go to. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. Do not fret because of those who are evilor be envious of those who do Your Faithlife account signs you in to all our sites. Quotations designated (NIV) are from THE HOLY BIBLE: NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®. delighteth. Copyright © 2019 by Zondervan. NIV 23 It is simply there, “the steps of man are ordered,” etc. A. Sorry, you don't have permission to view that book. Psalm 119:133 Order my steps in your word: and let not any iniquity have dominion over me. Psalms 37:23 NIV. I am His son, Who spread the throne Of heaven high above me. Yet there can be no doubt that a good or pious man is particularly referred to, for the connection demands this interpretation. Read verse in New International Version Please try again soon. The general idea is that he is the object of the divine favor, and is under the care of God. The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord,.... Or "of a man"; such a man as is blessed of the Lord; the steps which he takes in life are ordered by the Lord, both with respect to things temporal and spiritual: his good conduct is not of himself, it is a blessing of the Lord, who directs and keeps the feet of his saints, and inclines them to take such steps, and pursue such methods, which he succeeds and prospers; and he delighteth in his way; which he knows and approves of, guides and directs him in; see Psalm 1:6. xxxvii. Any other use including, but not limited to, copying, posting or reposting on the Internet is prohibited. And he delighteth in his way - In his course of life; and, therefore, he blesses him. An error occurred while accessing favorites. 4). The probability is in favour of the former date, for General Superintendent Goltlob Stolze, of Luebben, says that he died. The "NIV" and "New International Version" are trademarks registeredin the United States Patent and Trademark Office by Biblica, Inc.®. The idea here is, that all which pertains to the journey of a good man through life is directed, ordered, fitted, or arranged by the Lord. NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek. A life was lost in Israel because a pair of human hands were laid unbidden upon the ark of God. And he delighteth in his way - When his steps are ordered by the Lord, he delighteth in his way, because it is that into which his own good Spirit has directed him. NIV: New International Version .